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Best Care (Whakapai Hauora) Charitable Trust - Mental Health & Addictions

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Matanga Whai Ora Te Ara Rau Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health



Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted by self-referrals, walk-in, community agencies and government agencies.

Te Ara Rau service provides brief intervention therapy. You can access this service if you are experiencing psychological distress if you meet one of the following:-

  • Anyone with a Community Services Card
  • Any youth between 10 to 24 years
  • Māori
  • Pacific Islander

Contact us on:

Phone: (06) 353 1884 ext 750

Fax: (06) 353 1885

Address: 140-148 Maxwells Line, Palmerston North


This is a free service for individuals 10 years and over suffering from mild to moderate mental health issues providing brief intervention and facilitation of packages of care.

What We Do:

  • Assist you/ Whānau to identify any issues that may impact on your hinengaro- wellbeing.
  • Provide information about services currently provided within your local area.
  • Support you to access services relevant to your need.
  • Work with you/ Whānau to plan an individualised flexible package of care to meet your identified need.

Contact Details

140-148 Maxwells Line
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4412

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Street Address

140-148 Maxwells Line
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4412

Postal Address

PO Box 1341
Palmerston North Central
Palmerston North 4440

This page was last updated at 11:46AM on April 13, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Best Care (Whakapai Hauora) Charitable Trust - Mental Health & Addictions.